| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:33 AM
The crisis in Syria has escalated to a point where the Obama administration is at a yield sign. It does not know whether to stop and let the crisis burn itself out, or proceed with consequences that could take an already unstable region over the brink ("...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:03 PM
I agree with Sherman Howell, "Nelson Mandela showed powerfully how one person can improve the world" [Dec. 12], but I think that it could serve a useful purpose to point out that, as far as the current adulation of Mandela by the U.S. is concerned, it was...
| Sep 13, 2013
Author Josh Ruebner will discuss and sign "Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Owen Brown Community Center, 6800 Cradlerock Way in Columbia. Ruebner is the national...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:00 AM
According to Jewish tradition, those who atone over the High Holidays for the sins of the past year will be granted peace, prosperity and life.
As thousands of area Jews prepare to begin the solemn season Wednesday night amid high tensions in the Middle...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The big foreign policy story over the weekend was the Obama administration's agreement, along with five other nations, of a sweeping arms deal with Iran that involved Iran agreeing to a freeze of its nuclear program in exchange for relief from U.S....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:33 PM
A record 38 teams, including nine first-time entrants, are expected to play in the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship, which will be held in Commerce City, Colo., from July 10-19, 2014.
The 38 teams will surpass...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:50 PM
The University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, joined a group of other U.S. universities in opposing a boycott of Israeli academic institutions announced by the American Studies Association this...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Alice E. Krupsaw, a retired federal worker who found joy in creative and artistic endeavors, died Dec. 16 of undetermined causes at the Milford Manor Nursing Home in Pikesville. She was 106.
Alice Ettlin was born in Washington, the oldest of three...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The article, "Bipartisan group backs new Iran sanction threat" (Dec. 20), describes how some U.S. senators are trying to destroy the nuclear peace deal with Iran. Those senators mentioned, Charles Schumer, Robert Menendez and Mark Kirk, are all known...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Pamela Becker, a graphics design production manager and artist, died of cancer Dec. 17 at her Owings Mills home. She was 64.
Born Pamela Joyce Brown in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Henry Brown, who owned a jewelry distributorship, and his wife,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:55 PM
A marquee name in the technology industry said Tuesday that it is buying Columbia-based Sourcefire — a homegrown player in the hot cybersecurity field — for $2.7 billion cash.
Cisco Systems wants to bolster its security offerings with...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Eggs, cabbage, celery, beets — not great ingredients for an omelet, perhaps, but ideal for a multimedia genre defined as "puppet cinema."
Welcome to "Planet Egg," a show taking over the Baltimore Theatre Project for the weekend with a mix of...